Heathrow Airport is under close scrutiny over how it will cope with the influx of travelers for the London Olympics, but at least it has one fan in British writer Tony Parsons.
Becky Anderson visits Heathrow's multi-million dollar Games Terminal that will host 80% of travel during the Olympics
Border staff are among government workers who are set to strike on the eve of the Olympics, union leaders announced Thursday, risking longer lines at Heathrow airport's passport control for visitors arriving for the Games.
UK authorities faced growing questions Saturday after passengers arriving at London's Heathrow Airport faced long lines at passport control.
August 13 is likely to be Heathrow Airport's busiest day in its history, so the airport is building a temporary terminal to check through more than 10,000 athletes on that one day, the day after the closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Games.
We were running late for a flight from London's Heathrow Airport when it happened. The security official held up his hand, and shouted for his colleague. A lengthy line of travelers offered sympathetic glances. They knew what this meant.
Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled jets Monday to escort a passenger plane in for landing after a man made threats on an Etihad Airways flight, authorities said.
Passengers from Heathrow's Terminal 3 tell CNN the ordeal they have been trying to fly out of Heathrow.
Passengers struggling to get away for the holiday season faced further frustration and delays Tuesday, as the EU's top travel official slammed snow disruptions across the region as "unacceptable."
Lisa Suarez's voice breaks as she stands in the snow outside London's Heathrow airport, unable to get a flight home to Dallas, Texas.
The man at a check-in counter at London's Heathrow Airport lost it.
CNN's Ayesha Durgahee meets the man who's been snapping celebrities in London's Heathrow Airport for decades.
CNN's Paula Newton reports that London's Heathrow Airport is beginning to return to normal operations.
A British Airways flight from Vancouver, British Columbia, landed at London's Heathrow airport late Tuesday, the first commercial airliner to do so in five days after ash from a volcano in Iceland disrupted air travel across Europe.
An employee at London's Heathrow Airport has been given a police warning after allegedly making a lewd remark about a female colleague as she stood in a full body scanner by mistake.
Police warn a Heathrow security worker after he reportedly watched x-ray images of a female colleague through a scanner.
CNN's Ayesha Durgahee visits London's Heathrow Airport for the rollout of full-body security scanners.
The three men arrested Friday night aboard an Emirates Airlines plane at Heathrow Airport had made a verbal threat to staff, police said Saturday.
Three people were arrested at Heathrow Airport Friday night after an incident aboard an Emirates Airlines flight to Dubai, Metropolitan Police said.
London's Heathrow Airport will begin subjecting passengers to full body scans "as soon as practical," following the failed attempt to blow up a U.S.-bound jetliner, its operator said Sunday.
It's all the rage to criticize the airlines. But we found some smart, practical initiatives that point the way to a better future.
Raoul Felder still remembers stepping off the Concorde without a trace of jet lag after it whisked him across the Atlantic at twice the speed of sound and wonders why there's been nothing like it since.
Police arrested an American Airlines pilot who failed a Breathalyzer test at London's Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, the airline and police said Thursday.
A protester opposed to the expansion of Heathrow Airport throws green custard in the face of the British business secretary.
The worst snowstorm to hit Britain in 18 years forced the cancellation of more than 650 flights at London's Heathrow airport Monday and shut down the city's bus network, partially paralyzing the British capital.
The British government -- ignoring a firestorm of controversy -- Thursday approved construction of a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport, saying the move is essential for British business and would retain the airport's status as a major European hub.
The British government approves plans to enlarge Heathrow airport despite environmental opposition. ITN reports.
Environmental campaigners say they have dealt a blow to the proposed expansion of London's Heathrow Airport by buying up land earmarked for the construction of a controversial third runway.
CNN's Jim Boulden reports on a push to expand London's Heathrow Airport despite worries.
A British Airways jet landed short of the runway at London's Heathrow Airport. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
A system using fingerprint scanning and face recognition systems, designed to speed up passenger transit times and increase security, is beginning a trial at Heathrow airport's Terminal 3.
This month, CNN Business Traveller is on board the first transatlantic flight to London Heathrow under the new Open Skies treaty between the E.U. and the United States.
No two ways about it, it has been a catastrophic week for British Airways.
Problems persisted Thursday at Terminal Five of Heathrow Airport, a week after the long-awaited gateway's disastrous opening resulted in thousands of stranded passengers and a mountain of misplaced luggage.
The first plane has landed under the "Open Skies" agreement between the United States and Europe, heralding what many hope will be a new era in air travel.
CNN's Richard Quest reports from the first trans-Atlantic flight under the new 'Open Skies' agreement
Travelers are enduring a third day of problems at Heathrow Airport's new Terminal Five, with British Airways again reporting flight cancellations -- just days after the state-of-the-art building opened for business.
British Airways' new Terminal 5 was supposed to be a shining monument to air travel, but the problems marring the opening showcased the worst aspects of commercial flying
Flight cancellations, delays, and baggage problems plagued Heathrow Airport's new Terminal Five for a second day Friday, causing further headaches for passengers just a day after the much-heralded building opened for business.
Its opening may have been an unmitigated disaster of canceled flights, lost baggage and painful delays, but the architects behind Heathrow Terminal 5 say they hope their $8.6 billion colossus will eventually bring a different kind of drama to the traveling experience.
The long-awaited opening of a multi-billion dollar new terminal at London's Heathrow airport suffered a major setback Thursday when a high-tech baggage handling system malfunctioned, causing major delays amid flight cancellations.
It has taken nearly two decades and $8.6 billion, but London Heathrow's Terminal Five finally opened for business Thursday morning.
CNN's Jim Boulden takes us inside London Heathrow's new $8.6 billion terminal.
It took nearly two decades and $8.6 billion, but London Heathrow's Terminal Five will finally open for business Thursday morning.
Queen Elizabeth helped launch Heathrow's $8.6 billion new Terminal 5 on Friday as part of the British airport's rejuvenation plan to maintain its status as one of the world's most important transport hubs.
A man was arrested on the runway at London's Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, setting off a major security alert on the eve of a visit by Queen Elizabeth to open a landmark terminal building.
British environmental activists climbed onto the roof of the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday in protest at plans for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport.
Activists protesting plans for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport rally on the roof of a Parliament building.
The world's first biofuel-powered commercial aircraft touched down in Amsterdam on Sunday following a demonstration flight from London's Heathrow Airport hailed as a first step towards "cleaner" flying.
Activists climbed on top of a British Airways jet, protesting plans to build a third runway. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Four Greenpeace activists breached security at Heathrow Airport on Monday to climb on top of a British Airways plane and protest plans to build a third runway, the environmental group and airport authorities said.
The initial report on the Heathrow Airport crash landing says two engines 'failed to respond.' CNN's Jim Boulden reports
A six-month trial was launched this week that promises to transform the way luggage is tracked and monitored at London's Heathrow airport.
This month we take a look back at the best of the best from Business Traveller 2007.
Air travelers are experiencing delays as London's Heathrow Airport continues to reel from a crash landing.
The crew is praised after a British Airways plane lands hard at London's Heathrow airport with no fatalities.
Air travelers were caught in disruptions Thursday as London's Heathrow Airport reeled from a crashlanding on one of its runways.
On the one side is business, the economy and growth. On the other is the environment, a village and thousands of local residents. Now that the British government has published consultation this week for a third runway and sixth terminal at London Heathrow Airport, the debate can begin.
The CEOs of British Airways and Virgin Atlantic join CNN to discuss the need for expansion at London's Heathrow Airport.
Airlines and businesses want London's Heathrow Airport to grow, but residents are up in arms. CNN's Jim Boulden reports
Two planes were involved in a minor collision at Heathrow Airport.
Two planes were involved Monday night in a minor collision at Heathrow Airport, an official with the London Fire Brigade told CNN.
The negotiations are over. The treaty has been signed. The skies across the Atlantic are now open for free movement of flights between European and U.S. cities. Now the battle commences between airlines as they prepare for their new-found commercial freedom when the Open Skies agreement comes into action in March 2008.
Heathrow protesters say the air travel boom is making jet engines a growing source of carbon emissions
More than 1,000 climate change activists massed near London's Heathrow airport on Sunday and pledged a mix of peaceful protest and civil disobedience to draw attention to the impact of aviation on global warming.
Heathrow's hidden gems
CNN Business Traveller's new segment this week, 'Sunrise to Sunset', will uncover the hidden gems of Heathrow. We visit the airport's underground chapel and meet the resident paparazzi to talk celebrity stakeout. From one type of spotter to another, aviation enthusiasts tell us where to get the best views of landings and take-offs.
An industry watchdog has criticized tight security measures at UK airports for failing to protect passengers, as the country's busiest airport comes under fire for delays that could harm Britain's economy.
The following is the full statement of the freed British sailors, read out by their two most senior members, Lieutenant Felix Carman, 26, and Royal Marine Captain Chris Air, 25.
British Airways on Tuesday introduced extra charges for excess baggage but told check-in staff to apply them "leniently" amid passenger confusion over the new rules.
Airlines moved Wednesday to reduce the "baggage mountain" of thousands of items of luggage after chaos at London's Heathrow Airport over Christmas. Thousands of airline passengers have still not been reunited with their personal items, the UK's Press Association reported.
Airlines moved Wednesday to reduce the "baggage mountain" of thousands of items of luggage after chaos at London's Heathrow Airport over Christmas.
Relief was in sight for trapped passengers at Heathrow Saturday after dense, freezing fog led to more than 1,000 canceled flights at Europe's busiest airport.
Thick, freezing fog is causing havoc for Christmas travelers in Britain for a third day, with hundreds of flights cancelled at airports.
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British Airways canceled more flights Wednesday, the seventh day of UK flight delays, as the airline struggled to reunite thousands of missing bags with their owners.
Hand baggage restrictions for passengers traveling from British airports are being eased to try to reduce the chaos caused by increased security checks -- but flights continue to be disrupted.
Three days after authorities uncovered an alleged plot to blow up airliners over the Atlantic and imposed tight restrictions on what passengers can carry aboard flights, air traffic at London's Heathrow Airport remained snarled Sunday, with airlines canceling as many as 30 percent of their flights.
Air passengers across Europe were continuing to face delays Saturday, but there were fewer cancellations as airports adapted to stringent new security in the wake of disrupted major terrorist plot.
Air passengers across Europe faced a second day of delays on Friday, though the situation had eased from the previous day when London's Heathrow Airport was closed to all incoming flights as police said they had disrupted a major terrorist plot.
Here's a list of first flights now airborne from Britain to the U.S. airports after the imposition of the highest security threat levels. The information was gleaned from real-time commercial flight tracking data.
Air passengers across Europe faced major delays on Thursday after London's Heathrow Airport was closed to all incoming flights as police said they had disrupted a major terrorist plot.
London's Heathrow airport, one of the world's busiest international air hubs, should be "retired" and replaced by a new long-haul facility, an influential planning body has urged.
The odds are about 100 to one, but this is one lottery you do not want to win.
The European Airbus A380, the world's biggest passenger jet, touched down in Britain's Heathrow airport for the first time to test how the congested aviation hub handles the superjumbo.
It's many a man's fantasy and many a man's greatest fear. For me, it was a lifelong ambition about to come true.
Trans-Atlantic flights continued to be hit Monday by the heavy snowfall on the U.S. East Coast.
When Terminal Five at Britain's Heathrow opens in 2008, more than 30 million people a year will pass through what promises to be an airport for the future.
Airlines at Heathrow have been put on fuel rationing in the wake of the oil depot explosions and fires north of London this week, the airport's operator said Friday.
Most British Airways flights were expected to operate from London's Heathrow airport amid warnings it would take several days to clear a backlog of thousands of passengers grounded by a strike.
British Airways resumed flights at Heathrow Airport Friday after a work stoppage by baggage handlers and other employees crippled service and stranded more than 100,000 passengers.
British Airways has canceled all its flights out of London Heathrow Airport, diverted others and suspended check-ins at two Heathrow terminals Thursday after a strike by union workers at a food-service firm caused chaos.
British Airways has grounded all flights at London's Heathrow airport because of industrial action by its staff in support of sub-contracted caterers.
More airports, airlines and trains are turning to text messaging services to keep travelers updated on the state of play on flights, travel times and bookings.
British police say they have charged a man arrested at London's Heathrow Airport with conspiring to cause an explosion.
Workers who refuel aircraft at London's Heathrow Airport launched a 48-hour strike Friday after rejecting a two-year pay offer.
Strikes are expected to disrupt flights this weekend at London's two largest airports.
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